Navios Maritime Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:NAP) was upgraded by equities research analysts at TheStreet from a “d+” rating to a “c” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday.

A number of other equities analysts have also recently commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research raised Navios Maritime Midstream Partners from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 25th. Citigroup Inc. lifted their price target on Navios Maritime Midstream Partners from $7.00 to $8.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Friday, October 20th. Finally, ValuEngine raised Navios Maritime Midstream Partners from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 3rd. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the stock. Navios Maritime Midstream Partners has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $9.33.

Shares of Navios Maritime Midstream Partners (NYSE:NAP) traded down $0.22 during midday trading on Monday, hitting $7.83. The company had a trading volume of 112,600 shares, compared to its average volume of 103,901. The stock has a market cap of $80.60, a PE ratio of 10.32, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.90 and a beta of 0.68. The company has a current ratio of 12.24, a quick ratio of 12.24 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.75. Navios Maritime Midstream Partners has a 52 week low of $6.55 and a 52 week high of $12.70.

Navios Maritime Midstream Partners (NYSE:NAP) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 19th. The shipping company reported $0.18 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.21 by ($0.03). The company had revenue of $20.74 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $21.24 million. Navios Maritime Midstream Partners had a return on equity of 5.22% and a net margin of 16.83%. Navios Maritime Midstream Partners’s revenue for the quarter was down 6.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.26 earnings per share. sell-side analysts anticipate that Navios Maritime Midstream Partners will post 0.69 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Virtu KCG Holdings LLC purchased a new position in shares of Navios Maritime Midstream Partners during the second quarter valued at approximately $266,000. Arrow Investment Advisors LLC purchased a new position in shares of Navios Maritime Midstream Partners during the second quarter valued at approximately $570,000. Finally, CWA Asset Management Group LLC purchased a new position in shares of Navios Maritime Midstream Partners during the second quarter valued at approximately $133,000. 27.78% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

About Navios Maritime Midstream Partners

Navios Maritime Midstream Partners L.P. (Navios Midstream) is a holding company. The Company’s principal activity is to own, operate and acquire crude oil tankers under long-term employment contracts, as well as refined petroleum product tankers, chemical tankers, and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) tankers under long-term employment contracts.

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